The start of the pre-season is finally here! The FC Dallas players report here to Frisco as they begin a new era under Nico Estevez. Along with the start of the preseason are several broadcast rumours that really make steam. Buckle up folks, this is where the action is.
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Report: FC Dallas vs Argentina Winger Alan Velasco – Big D Soccer
If this case proves true, FCD seems to have found another U-22 player.
Report: Justin Che nears deal with German club Hoffenheim – Big D Soccer
It’s not the German side we expected him to be at, but it has a connection to Dallas that makes sense.
Isaiah Parker hopes to bring to FC Dallas the ‘relentless’ spirit he learned on the soccer field and on the wrestling mat The striker Texas
FCD will be looking at the club’s first draft pick to become a starting caliber winger and left-back and the SLU product is up for the challenge.
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Reports: Brian Rodriguez, Ezequiel Barco linked to Brazilian Series A loans | MLSSoccer.com
Those would be two very interesting loans for Atlanta and LAFC to make, but probably necessary.
Albert Rusnak could make Sounders ‘the best teams we’ve had here’ in 2022 | MLSSoccer.com
Seattle were already a pretty strong team in 2022, but with the addition of Rusnak, playing against their midfield could be absolutely awful.
Rumors of Paul Arriola joining Club América continue to circulate – Black And Red United
There’s a lot of smoke around them DC United Winger and his potential move back south.
Here’s what Kellyn Acosta and Cole Basset’s moves mean for the Colorado Rapids – Burgundy Wave
European loans, controversial tweets and a wealth of assets. The Rapids are expected to lose two outstanding midfielders, but they say it’s not time to panic.
RSL sign 14-year-old native Axel Kei, the latest MLS signing – RSL Soapbox
Move over Freddy Adu, there’s a new defending champion for the youngest player to sign with MLS now.
How Charlotte FC made a profit by selling Riley McGree to Middlesbrough without even playing a game – The Athletic
Business is already going well for the expansion side of MLS, which sold a player before he even set foot in North Carolina.
Toronto swaps Yeferson Soteldo for Carlos Salcedo, Kellyn Acosta deal details and more: MLS notebook – The Athletic
The details of Kellyn Acosta’s move to LAFC are wild and frustrating for him. Too bad they couldn’t find a European club this winter.
MLS Next Pro has no salary cap, other key differences to MLS structure, sources say – The Athletic
The new Tier 3 league will have some key differences in how it works compared to the Tier 1 league. It’s good to see the league trying and experimenting with some things here.
What the transfer market can mean for the USL Championship | US footballer
Major League Soccer has adopted the transfer strategies of a selling league, and the USL Championship may be able to do the same.